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...said, suddenly, with an air of affectionate regret; "I always knew you'd get on in the House, but I hardly expected you to come to the front so soon."
"I'm coming to the front," admitted Youghal, judicially; "the problem is, shall I be able to stay there. Unless something happens in the financial line before long, I don't see how I'm to stay in Parliament at all. Economy is out of the question. It would open people's eyes, I fancy, if they knew how little I exist on as it is. AndI'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart."
"It will have to be a rich wife, I suppose," said Molly, slowly; "that's the worst of success, it imposes so many conditions. I rather knew, from something in your manner, that you were drifting that way."
Youghal said nothing in the way of contradiction; he gazed steadfastly at the aviary in front of him as though exotic pheasants were for the moment the most absorbing study in the world. As a matter of fact, his mind was centred on the image of Elaine de Frey, with her clear... Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
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